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  • Saracens and the Making of English Identityby Siobhain Bly Calkin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the ways in which discourses of religious, racial, and national identity blur and engage each other in the medieval West. Specifically, the book studies depictions of Muslims in England during the 1330s and argues that these depictions, although historically inaccurate, served to enhance and advance assertions of English national... more...

  • Classical Mythology in English Literatureby Geoffrey Miles

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95

    Classical Mythology in English Literature brings together a range of English versions of three classical myths. It allows students to explore the ways in which they have been reinterpreted and reinvented by writers throughout history. Beginning with a concise introduction to the principle Greco-Roman gods and heroes, the anthology then focuses on... more...

  • The Routledge Anthology of Renaissance Dramaby Simon Barker; Hilary Hinds

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 42.95

    This anthology offers a full introduction to Renaissance theatre in its historical and political context, along with newly edited and thoroughly annotated texts of the following plays: * The Spanish Tragedy (Thomas Kyd) * Arden of Faversham (Anon.) * Edward II (Christopher Marlowe) * A Woman Killed with Kindness (Thomas Heywood) * The Tragedy... more...

  • The Other Empireby Filiz Turhan

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Rousseau, Robespierre and English Romanticismby Gregory Dart

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 46.00

    Re-examines Rousseau's influence on French Revolution and English Romanticism, through the mediating figure of Robespierre. more...

  • Text, Theory, Spaceby Kate Darian-Smith; Liz Gunner; Sarah Nuttall

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95

    Text, Theory, Space is a landmark in post-colonial criticism and theory. Focusing on two white settler societies, South Africa and Australia, the contributors investigate the meaning of 'the South' as an aesthetic, political, geographical and cultural space. Drawing upon a wide range of disciplines which include literature, history, urban and cultural... more...

  • British Romanticism and Continental Influencesby Professor Peter Mortensen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 115.00

    During the 1790s and 1800s, cultural critics became convinced that Britain was being 'inundated' by pernicious literary translations imported from the European Continent. British Romanticism and Continental Influences discusses Romantic writers' complex and ambivalent responses to this threatening literary invasion. Confronted with foreign texts... more...

  • Victorian Travel Writing and Imperial Violenceby Laura E. Franey

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 145.00

    This study explores the cultural and political impact of Victorian travelers' descriptions of physical and verbal violence in Africa. Travel narratives provide a rich entry into the shifting meanings of colonialism, as formal imperialism replaced informal control in the Nineteenth century. Offering a wide-ranging approach to travel literature's significance... more...

  • Tales Before Narniaby Douglas A. Anderson; J.R.R. Tolkien; Robert Louis Stevenson; Walter Scott; Rudyard Kipling

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00

    In his acclaimed collection Tales Before Tolkien , Douglas A. Anderson illuminated the sources, inspirations, and influences that fired J.R.R. Tolkien’s genius. Now Anderson turns his attention to Tolkien’s colleague and friend C. S. Lewis, whose influence on modern fantasy, through his beloved Narnia books, is second only to Tolkien’s own. ... more...

  • English in Tibet, Tibet in Englishby Laurie Hovell McMillin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 123.00

    This book explores two kinds of self-presentation in Tibet and the Tibetan diaspora: that of British writers in their travel texts to Tibet from 1774 to 1910 and that of Tibetans in recent autobiographies in English. McMillin contends that Tibet and the Anglophone West have had a long, complex, and convoluted relationship that can be explored, in part,... more...